|According to the following procedure, update
the firmware of your IR-500 by OLYMPUS Master/ Plus.
|To update the firmware
of IR-500, you should meet the following conditions:
||Your computer is connected
to the internet.
|| You have logged on as
a user with the administrator's privileges (for Windows
XP/2000 or Mac OS X).
IR-500 may be damaged if the update is unsuccessful.
Please read the instructions on this page as well
as the instructions and notices in the manual handbook
||Be aware that you cannot
undo to the previous version once the firmware is updated.
||Make sure that the battery
level of the camera is sufficient. If not, use the AC
adapter (not supplied).
||Do not press the buttons
on IR-500, turn off the camera, or disconnect the USB
cable from the camera during firmware update.
the steps below:
- Click the [Browse
Before you connect your camera with the
computer, please start OLYMPUS Master and click [Browse
Images] icon on
the OLYMPUS Master main menu.
- From the [Online Service] menu in the [Browse]
window, select [Update Camera].
Please click [Online Service]
button in the toolbar located at the top of the window, and
select [Update Camera] from
the pull-down menu.
You can also select the [Online
Service] menu from the [RAW
Saver], or [Movie Maker]
- Connecting the camera to a computer.
Please connect the digital camera to your
computer using a USB cable.
- Select the [PC] mode.
When the following windows appears on the display of IR-500,
please select the [PC] mode, and press the [OK]
button of the camera.
- Follow the instructions on the screen to
access the OLYMPUS server.
When connected to the server, [Update
Camera] dialog box appears. Please click
- From [Selecting device], select the device
to be updated, and click the [Check for latest version] button.
If the latest version of firmware is available for download,
the list of firmware is displayed in the dialog box.
- Select the firmware to be applied, and
click [Update] button.
||If you want to check the contents
of update before downloading, select the firmware
to apply, and then click [Details].
A web browser launches, and the details about the
firmware are displayed.
At this time, you can NOT add
a display language, even though you can select
Please change or add the language after all procedure
to update firmware is complete.
- When the license agreement is displayed,
read the license agreement, and click [Agree].
The selected firmware is downloaded and transferred to the digital
camera. Then, the digital camera performs the update.
- When OK is displayed on the LCD display
of the digital camera, as shown on the right in the dialg box
below, updating the camera is complete. Click [Next].
- Disconnect the USB cable connecting the
digital camera and the computer.
All procedure is complete.
Please refer Q&A:"How
can I change or add the language to the camera by using OLYMPUS
Master/ Plus?", if you want to add a display language.